Based in Ashburton New Zealand we offer the following specialist services & products for your competition or performance car; AVR Mural Jan 2016

  • Dyno tuning services via in house Dynapack 4WD/2WD hub  dyno.
  • Competition & Performance car Wiring & Electronics services
  • Data Acquisition services
  • Data Acquisition Hire services
  • Competition & performance engine development & services
  • Competition and Performance Vehicle builds, development & maintenance
  • Fuel Injector flow test services
  • Fuel & Ignition system services
  • Competition gear box services
  • General Road Car repairs & services


  1. Life Racing engine management, chassis & gearbox control electronics.
  2. Motec engine management products
  3. Motec Display & Data Acquisition products
  4. EFI & electronics hardware including sensors, injectors & ignition systems.
  5. Gear box shift control products
  6. ECU-Shop Common Rail Diesel tuning products & dyno tuning packages.

AVR Performance


AVR Performance Latest News......

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ECU Shop/AVR Diesel common rail Power upgrades

AVR Performance have become the Canterbury region authorised dealer for the ECU-Shop range of tuning products which provide a range of products to significantly enhance the performance of your common rail diesel vehicle.

The tuning module product range is represented by 4 tuning stages from the Boost Speed throttle response unit to the full wire in Monster Max ECU.

For tuning stages 2,3 & 4 we offer the complete tuning package of supplying & installing the unit along with tuning the unit to suit your individual vehicle on our Dynapack chassis dyno with before & after print outs of the power & torque gained.

To further enhance your diesel vehicle we also supply & install intercooler upgrade kits, turbo upgrades & exhaust upgrades which the ECU-Shop tuning units can be tuned to suit.

ECU-Shop have been in the common rail diesel tuning game since 2005 with more than 100 000 customers enjoying the benefits of their products. Their products are used with 7 second world record setting drag 4 cylinder diesels.

Performance upgrade solutions for;
Ford Ranger 2007 on
Holden Colorado 2004 on
Izuzu D-Max 2005 on
Izuzu Mu 2007 on
Nissan Navara 2007 on
Misti Triton 2005 on
Mitsi Pajero 2008 on
Toyota Hilux 2004 on
Toyota Hiace 2005 on
Toyota Prado 2011 on
Land Cruiser 2011 on

Mazda Bounty 2007 on
Mazda BT50 2012 on



Phone us on 021 203 1524

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Or call in to see us at;

Unit-2 30 Robinson Street, Ashburton


 For full contact details & map please view our "contact us" page.

About AVR Performance

AVR Performance is committed to offering you products & services that provide well thought out solutions for your competition or performance vehicle – we share the same passion in the quest for performance.

 The Team;

Kirk McLaren - owner/Director, Electronics/Electrical Technician, Automotive Technician, Dyno Operator/Tuner

Kirk McLaren is a qualified A-grade Automotive technician & a qualified electronics technician with over 25 years experience in the automotive, automotive reconditioning, electronics & motorsports world. 


Jason Smith; Electronics/Electrical Technician, Automotive Technician

Jason is a qualified Auto electricain and also has a solid back ground in the motorsports world, competing & an auditor for the Canterbury Car club.